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Alan Atkinson

Alan Atkinson is an Australian historian. His publications, which include Camden: Farm and Village Life in Early New South Wales and The Europeans in Australia (three volumes), have been awarded the Ernest Scott Prize (three times), the NSW Premier’s Award (twice), the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award (twice), and the Victorian Prize for Literature. He taught at the University of New England from 1981 to 2006 and was Senior Tutor of St Paul’s College, University of Sydney, from 2010 to 2016. In 2015 the University of Sydney awarded him an honorary Doctorate of Letters.

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Hearts and Minds
Alan Atkinson
November 2017
Founded in 1856, St Paul's College is the original college of Sydney University and the oldest institution of its kind in Australia. Hearts and Minds
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The Europeans in Australia
Alan Atkinson
July 2016
It is the duty of historians to be, wherever they can, accurate, precise, humane, imaginative - using moral imagination above all - and even-handed.
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The Europeans in Australia
Alan Atkinson
July 2016
'It is the duty of historians to be, wherever they can, accurate, precise, humane, imaginative - using moral imagination above all – and even-handed.' - Alan Atkinson
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The Europeans in Australia
Alan Atkinson
September 2014
This is the third and final volume of the landmark, award-winning series  The Europeans in Australia  that gives an account of settlement by Britain. It tells of the various ways in which that experience shaped imagination and belief among the settler people from the eighteenth century to the end of World War I.